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The first phase of this course consists of 390 hours of online coursework. The second phase of this course is an 130 hour externship. Successful completion of this course prepares a student to take the ASHP/ACPE American Society of Health-System Pharmacists /Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education certification exam.
What do Pharmacy Technicians do?
Pharmacy technicians play a crucial role in keeping a pharmacy running smoothly. They help pharmacists by carrying out duties such as:
- Accurately and efficiently preparing prescription orders
- Verifying prescription information and dosage
- Entering patient and order information into the pharmacy system
- Processing and submitting insurance claims
- Providing quality customer service to patients and other healthcare providers
Where do Pharmacy Technicians work?
Pharmacy technicians work in a variety of settings. The U.S. Department of Labor reports:
- 52% work in pharmacies and drug stores
- 16% work in hospitals
- 17% work in general merchandise stores
- 8% work in food and beverage stores These different work settings provide a variety of job opportunities and work schedules as many institutional facilities and a few retail pharmacies remain open 24 hours a day, offering the opportunity to select a schedule and position that fits your lifestyle.
ADDITIONAL APPLICATION FORMS:
- Reference Letter form
- Background Check Consent Form
- Drug and Alcohol Screening Instructions
- Drug and Alcohol Consent Form
- Advantage Background Check form
- Fair Credit Reporting
- Family Care Safety Registry Directions
Other required application documents:
- Copy of Driver’s License
- Copy of Social Security card (or passport)
- Copy of high school diploma, HiSET, or high school transcripts with graduation date.
All application materials should be sent to:
Workforce and Employment Services
1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, MO 63050.
If you have any questions, please contact:
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